Davan Shakari was a servant of the mad Shi'ar emperor D'Ken sent to Earth on a mission to spy on the X-Men and attack them. To this end, Shakari adopted the identity of Eric the Red. As part of his plan, Eric kidnapped Alex Summers and Lorna Dane, brainwashed them, and forced them to fight the X-Men. Eric is the one responsible for giving Lorna her Shi'ar costume and the codename Polaris, Mistress of Magnetism!
Eric the Red
a.k.a. Davan Shakari
First appearance X-Men #97 - 1975